IL EXAMPLE INSTRUCTION: 24-25.06

IL EXAMPLE INSTRUCTION: 24-25.06

State: Illinois

 

Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (IPJI-Crim)

IL EXAMPLE INSTRUCTION:  24-25.06

A person is justified in the use of force when and to the extent that he reasonably believes that such conduct is necessary to defend himself against the imminent use of unlawful force.

However, a person is justified in the use of force which is intended or likely to cause death or great bodily harm only if he reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to himself.

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